On the steps, a carpet, thick and heavy, muffled his footfalls.
And sure enough, after an interval, we too could distinguish the footfalls on the dry leaves.
Our footfalls echoed on the metal grids as we hurried along.
He heard the man's footfalls and the sound filled him with fresh alarm.
Then a sound of footfalls told her that he was coming nearer.
The sound of a ...